1 small onion, diced
1 c. carrots, diced
2-3 garlic cloves, minced
4 1/2 c. chicken broth
45 oz. Great Northern beans
salt and pepper, to taste
8 oz. tomato sauce
Cook the bacon in a soup pot. When cooked and crispy, remove to a paper towel lined plate. Add the onion and carrots to the bacon grease. Cook over medium heat until tender, about 5 minutes.
|Vegetables, broth, and beans|
Add the minced garlic and cook for 1 more minute.
Add in the broth and beans. Season with salt and pepper. Bring to a boil.
Reduce heat and simmer for 1 hour.
|Bean and Bacon Soup|
The canned version of this was my favorite growing up. This homemade version is pretty spot on. I'll be making it again.
Here's a link to the recipe I adapted: http://www.tasteandtellblog.com/homemade-bean-bacon-soup/